Josh Mandell graduated from Yale in 2016 and has been recognized by the Virginia Press Association with five awards for education writing, health, science and environmental writing and multimedia reporting.
Racial disparities in Charlottesville’s and Albemarle County’s gifted education programs have come under intense scrutiny in recent months.
Leaders of both school divisions say they are pursuing changes to make the programs more inclusive and fair to all...
Late in the evening on Oct. 18, the then-chairwoman of the Albemarle County School Board urged her colleagues to make a decision that she said couldn’t wait.
After learning about a 1956 article in Commentary magazine that ascribed racist...
A former city councilor, an author of a book about early childhood parenting and a former city School Board member have applied for an interim appointment to the Charlottesville School Board.
Last week, Charlottesville City Schools received applications from:
The Albemarle County School Board will soon discuss whether to ban Confederate imagery from its student dress code.
School Board member Katrina Callsen suggested including the topic in the agenda for an upcoming meeting at end of the board’s budget...
A vacant grocery store in the Seminole Square shopping center eventually could be replaced by hundreds of new apartments.
The Charlottesville Planning Commission on Tuesday gave feedback on design concepts for an apartment complex on the former site of the...
The superintendent of Charlottesville City Schools wants to pay all of the division’s employees a living wage next year.
At a School Board budget work session Saturday morning, Rosa Atkins shared a preliminary budget proposal for...
Albemarle County Public Schools superintendent Matt Haas presented the School Board with a $194.3 million budget request Thursday. The plan represents a 4 percent increase from the current school year.
With revenues projected to grow by only 3.7 percent, to...
The University of Virginia plans to use the largest private gift in the institution’s history to establish a school of data science.
“There’s no doubt that our future will be shaped by how we use data and how we allow...
Three months ago, the sixth grade at Charlottesville’s Walker Upper Elementary School was presented with an exciting question: How would you use $6,000 to make your school better?
On Wednesday evening, Walker held a schoolwide referendum on 15...
The race for three open seats on the Charlottesville City Council is heating up.
Two new candidates officially kicked off their campaigns last week and three more went public with their plans to run.
Amy Laufer no longer is a member of the Charlottesville School Board. A former teacher, Laufer resigned from the panel, effective immediately after Thursday’s meeting because of her family’s move to Albemarle County.
Laufer first was elected to the School...